Membership of the Irish Academy of Engineering


  • The list includes all the members from Ireland, Northern Ireland and from overseas.
  • Members are primarily professional engineers with a small number from closely related scientific disciplines.


Categories of Membership

  • Academia
  • Public Sector
  • Industry
  • Engineering Consultancy


Membership is by nomination and subsequent election

Total current membership is 146 and no significant increase is envisaged.

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(i) University Presidents, Provosts, Vice Presidents and CEOs of Institutes

Dr. Norman Apsley
Prof. Jim Browne
Prof. Andrew Deeks
Prof. Patrick Dowling
Prof. Orla Feely
Prof. Vincent Fusco
Prof. Sir Peter Gregson
Prof. David Jones
Prof. Brian MacCraith
Prof. John McCanny
Prof. James McLaughlin
Dr. Brendan J. Murphy
Prof. Brian Norton
Prof. Patrick O'Shea
Prof. Patrick Prendergast
Dr. Edward M. Walsh
Prof. Roger Whatmore
Prof. Gerry Wrixon

(ii) Deans and Senior Professors of Engineering

Prof. P.A. Muhammed Basheer
Prof. Eric Kirkland Beatty
Prof. Gerry Byrne
Dr. Ronald Cox
Prof. Jane Grimson
Prof. Eileen Harkin-Jones
William Grimson
Prof. John Kelly
Prof. Peter Kennedy
Prof. Gerard Kiely
Prof. J. Owen Lewis
Prof. Seán McNamara
Prof. Adrian E. Long
Dr. James McQuaid
Prof. J.W.O. Morrison
Prof. Noel Mulcahy
Prof. Deaglan O’Caoimh
Prof. Padraic O’Donoghue
Prof. Philip O’Kane
Prof. Margaret O’Mahony
Prof. Máire O’Neill
Dr. James M. Sheehan
Dr. David J. Timoney

PUBLIC SECTOR – CEOs, Directors, Senior Management, Experts


(i) Including Government Departments and Agencies, Utilities, Local Authorities

Geoff W. Allister
Gerald Beesley
Frank Burke
Anne Butler
Dermot Byrne
Dr. Finbar Callanan
Phillip Callery
Martin Cronin
Prof. Patrick Cunningham
John Duffy
Gerry Duggan
Prof. Mark W. J. Ferguson
William Fitzgerald
David Gavaghan
Dr. Tom Hardiman
Michael C. Hayden
Denis Healy
Dr. Mary Kelly
Dr. Pat Kenny
Paddy Larkin
Tom Leahy
Martin Lowery
John Martin
William J. McCoubrey
David McIlhagger
Padraig McManus
Don Moore
John Mullins
Kieran O’Brien
Kenneth O’Hara
David M. Orr
Michael M. Phillips
John Power
Patrick (Paddy) Purcell
Walter F. Raftery
John A. (Tony) Smyth
Niall Sweeney
Dr. Don Thornhill
Brendan Tuohy
David Waters

INDUSTRY - Managing Directors, Directors, Vice Presidents, Experts


(i) Foreign Direct Investment Manufacturing including ICT, Pharma, Medical Devices, Bio Engineering

Lionel Alexander
Dr. Patrick (Paddy) Caffery
Dr. Martin G. Curley
Mark Gantly
Joseph F. Harford
John Hennessy
Anne-Marie Holmes
Alfie Kane
Gerard P. Kilcommins
Prof. John Court Levy
Dr. Frank McCabe
Paul McCambridge
Sean McEwen
John McGowan
Regina Moran
Dr. Martin Naughton
Dr. John O’Dea
Eoin O’Driscoll
Mike O’Flynn
Dr. James (Jim) O’Hara
Paddy Power
Ian Quinn
Robert (Bob) Savage
Dr. Reg Shaw
Eamonn Sinnott
William R.A. Stafford

(ii) Established Industries including Construction Materials, General Engineering and Primary Energy

Brendan Barrett
Dr. Anthony D. Barry
Gavin Campbell
Dr. Liam Connellan
Tim Corcoran
Dr. Philip Donald
Don Godson
Dr. John D. (Jack) Golden
Anne Graham
Dr. John J. Killeen
Mark Lowry
Finn Lyden
Patrick J. Lynch
Dr. Daniel V. McCaughin
Daniel McInerney
Seamus McKeague
Terry Nolan
Richard James (Jim) O’Brien
Neil O’Carroll
Liam O’Mahony
Dr. David O’Reilly
Sir John Parker
Dr. Helen Ryan
Michael J. Ryan
Dr. Brian N. Sweeney

ENGINEERING CONSULTANCY - Founders, Managing Directors, Directors


Fred Barry
Adrian Kennedy Bell
Dr. Nael G. Bunni
Alan Cooper
Sean Finlay
Jerry Grant
Michael Hand
Jonathan Hegan
Dr. John Allan Hill
John A. (Jack) Kavanagh
Brian Kearney
Peter Langford
Patrick McGrath
Don McQuillan
John Martin
Jerry Mehigan
Dr. Gordon S. Millington
Anthony M. Moloney
John T. Murphy
Padraig A. O’hEocha
Anne O'Leary
Niall Olden
P.J. Rudden